June 26: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Mark your calendar and be ready to get no work done. This year’s Take Your Dog To Work Day is Friday, June 26, 2015 and it is exactly what it says – take your dog to work, show off his strut, his fancy collar, and watch him get loved like he’s a rock star. Before […]

5 Dogs Using Cat Doors

Pets are silly creatures and when they want to go somewhere – nothing will stop them. I want to go to there I make this look easy http://youtu.be/COj9bpIuDdw Well, the nose made it… http://youtu.be/R-rQ6xe0fko You told me to and then told me I’m bad? And that I’m a cat? *confused* Is this a new game?

Amtrak Allowing Pets to Travel on Trains

Amtrak has started a new program of allowing pets to travel on their trains. The program is still in an experimental phase but if it seems successful, it will slowly spread to be nationwide. For now, the only trip that allows pets is between Chicago and Quincy, Ill. It’s a 4 hour train ride and […]

Video Break: Puppies Learning Things For The First Time

First Time Around: Puppies Learning Things For The First Time Long day at work? Tired and waiting for the weekend? Take a few minutes and check out these cute videos of puppies learning and trying things out for the first time. Warning: the cuteness is unbearable. http://youtu.be/VCfljREpdw4 Bark? With my whole body, right?! Walking is […]

Looking for that perfect pet? Try Allpaws

There are many websites where you can browse shelters, rescue groups, and other organizations for that furry new friend. A new one has recently launched called Allpaws. The site has a look and feel that is similar to your typical searching site with drop down menus where you choose the type of pet, breed, and […]

New Victory Against Puppy Mills

On September 10, 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) passed a new rule that includes those who sell animals online under the regulatory umbrella of the Animal Welfare Act. This is a huge victory for those who fight to expose and stop puppy mills and puppy farms from selling, breeding, and treating animals […]

29 Benefits of Owning a Pet

There are a lot of reasons to own a pet. Some of us have grown up with pets and it’s hard to imagine living without one as an adult. Others of us may work with animals and sometimes find that there’s one little stray that borrowed its way into our hearts and homes or that […]

Tips for Summer Getaways With Your Dog

Taking your dog for a hike? Going camping this summer? Great idea! But first, be sure you and your dog are prepared for the upcoming trek. Here are a few tips for taking your dog on a camping trip or summer hike. 6 Tips For Summer Getaways Expect the Unexpected – Although you can probably […]

10 Ways to Say “I Love You” to a Pet on Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day has its roots in Christianity, back to St. Valentine who wrote, “From your Valentine” before he was executed. Today, Valentine’s Day is not only a religious holiday but it is also one where many of us show how much we appreciate our partners, those we have been dating for a little bit, and […]

What Pets write in their dairies…

Excerpts from a Dog’s Diary…… 8:00 am – Dog food! My favorite thing! 9:30 am – A car ride! My favorite thing! 9:40 am – A walk in the park! My favorite thing! 10:30 am – Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing! 12:00 pm – Lunch! My favorite thing! 1:00 pm – Played in […]

On Wisconsin!

It all started at a terrific little restaurant on East 34th Street in New York City called The Barking Dog. Although pets aren’t allowed inside the restaurant, there’s a large outdoor dining patio where pets are permitted. And just inside the door I spotted a large bowl filled with dog biscuits. The walls are adorned […]

Who’s Your Daddy?

Don’t get me wrong—I love my dogs. Lola is 12 years old and has decided that I need a continual shadow. Charlie, on the other hand, since he was adopted from the shelter, has chosen to sleep in the guest room. We’ve assured him he’s part of the family, and he does join us under […]

Upcoming Pet Events in Oregon

There are lots of creative and fun events going on in Oregon throughout the current holiday season. Whether Northwesterners are looking for pictures with Santa, puppy romps, pub crawls or reading sessions with dogs, lots of options are available! Beer for Pooches Holiday Pub Crawl Various locations Portland, Oregon December 11 The Beer for Pooches […]

Dog-Friendly Vacationing in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara, California, is a beautiful resort and beach destination on the Pacific Ocean. Its climate is almost Mediterranean-feeling, and there are lots of outdoor locations for visitors to get some exercise with their canine companions. This city is full of pleasant nature and gardens, as well as some nice restaurants that welcome dogs. Attractions […]

American Newfoundland Clubs

Newfoundlands are considered a large dog breed, and they originally descend from a line bred for working dogs for fishermen. Though there are many clubs for these dogs around the United States, they are originally from the Colony of Newfoundland, now part of Canada. Newfoundlands are famous for being huge dogs that are muscular and […]

Upcoming Dog Events in Florida

Those living in or headed down to the Sunshine State within the next few weeks should certainly make some time for the fun dog and family events. Whether people and their pooches are looking for happy hours, charity events, park parties or adopting new friends, plenty of opportunities are available. Yappy Hour La Goule Bal […]

Dog-Friendly Vacationing in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington, is the largest city of the Pacific Northwest. It is a city of over 600,000 residents, and is famous for being a condensed urban area full of culture, great coffee and accessible nature. Many attractions and facilities around Seattle are dog-friendly. Visitors should keep in mind that it does rain a lot in […]

Brittany Clubs of the United States I

Brittanys are a breed of medium-sized gun dogs that originally came out of the Brittany province of France. They were originally bred to hunt birds. They are popular dogs that have athletic, compact and solid bodies, often with long legs. Brittanys are very energetic dogs that need a lot of space to run around. Many […]

Dog Parks Around Oakland, California

Oakland, California, has a number of fenced-in, off-leash dogs parks around the city. There are also a couple of regional parks where dogs are allowed to hike without leashes. This area has beautiful nature, and some of the parks have Redwood trees. Hardy Dog Park Hardy Dog Park is over 2 acres in size, and […]

Pet Stores and Services in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska, has lots of local resources for dog grooming, natural pet foods, pet bakeries and boutiques. Pets-R-Us Pets-R-Us is a full pet store in Rockport Village that sells some pets and offers dog grooming. Tully’s Kennels Tully’s Kennels is a business that offers boarding. Their rates depending on the size of the dog, and […]